Western lawmakers call on Biden, FEMA to declare drought disaster

Western lawmakers call on Biden, FEMA to declare drought disaster

[ad_1] Congressional leaders are calling on President Joe Biden to declare a drought disaster in the West as record-shattering temperatures and historic wildfires batter multiple states. The letter signed by Colorado Rep. Joe Neguse and California Rep. Jared Huffman, both Democrats whose districts have been ravaged by drought and wildfires, asks Biden and theFederal Emergency … Read more

‘He going at your neck’: Carmelo Anthony recalls ‘war’ against Kobe Bryant in 2009 Western Conference Finals

'He going at your neck': Carmelo Anthony recalls 'war' against Kobe Bryant in 2009 Western Conference Finals

[ad_1] A smirk on his face, Carmelo Anthony turned his head to the floor and said the same words three consecutive times.  “The greatest,” he said. “The greatest, the greatest.”  In an Aug. 19 appearance with former NBA players Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson on “All The Smoke,” a podcast on “the most polarizing topics in and … Read more

I am an Afghan woman working for a western NGO in Kabul. I feel forgotten | Anonymous

[ad_1] I am an Afghan woman in my 20s, living in Kabul. I have five sisters. My oldest sister completed elementary school. The second one is a midwife, and my third sister is doing her PhD. My younger sister is a film-maker. And my youngest sister, she is a high school student and a member … Read more

Western forces to leave Kabul in days after US refuses to extend deadline | Afghanistan

[ad_1] Western forces are expected to leave Kabul within days, potentially abandoning thousands of Afghans, as the increasingly bullish Taliban moved to prevent them travelling to the airport to flee. The US president, Joe Biden, rejected pleas from Britain for the humanitarian airlift to continue beyond 31 August, triggering claims from Conservative MPs that the … Read more